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Thomas de Hartmann Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents
The Thomas de Hartmann Papers document de Hartmann's life and work through musical sketches, manuscript scores, and printed music; librettos and scenarios for stage works; correspondence with composers, conductors, and musical performers; photographs; programs; reviews; newspaper clippings; and miscellaneous materials. The Papers also contain materials relating to Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjieff and Wassily Kandinsky. The Gurdjieff items consist of transcribed conversations, epigrams, lectures, notes on hypnosis, and a ballet scenario entitled Struggle of the Magicians. Kandinsky materials include books, brochures, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items.
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in Russian, English, German, and French.
Conditions Governing Access
The Papers are open to qualified researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The Thomas de Hartmann Papers are the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Thomas de Hartmann Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Olga de Hartmann in 1979.
Arrangement
In 12 series as follows: I. Music. II. Auxiliary Material for Stage Works. III. Correspondence. IV. Literary Writings by de Hartmann. V. Biographical Materials. VI. Programs, Reviews and Clippings. VII. Photographs and Portraits. VIII. List of Works. IX. Literary Writings by Others. X. Miscellaneous Items. XI. Items Relating to G.I. Gurdjieff. XII. Items Relating to Wassily Kandinsky.
Dates
1902-1982 (inclusive)
Extent
15 Linear Feet (31 boxes)
Related Names
Hartmann, Thomas de, 1885-1956
Language of Materials
Russian
Language of Materials
Russian
Language of Materials
English
Language of Materials
German
Language of Materials
French